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Subchapter 7. General Industry Safety Orders
Group 18. Explosives and Pyrotechnics
Article 119. Manufacture of Explosive Materials

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§5327. Intraline Separation of Operating Buildings.



(a) All mass detonating explosives and pyrotechnic devices manufacturing buildings, including those where explosive charges are assembled, prepared, or loaded shall be separated from all other buildings, including magazines, within the confines of the manufacturing plant at a distance not less than those shown in the following table when buildings are BARRICADED.


Note: Explosives not subject to mass detonation may be processed in buildings located in accordance with other intraline distance tables of recognized authority such as DOD or ATF Tables 55.219 and 55.222 through 55.224, with footnotes.

(b) When a building or magazine containing explosives is not barricaded the intraline distances shown in the following Table shall be doubled.


     Pounds          Distance       Pounds                Distance
  Over     Not over   in feet    Over     Not over         in feet
              50        30      20,000     25,000            265
    50       100        40      25,000     30,000            280
   100       200        50      30,000     35,000            295
   200       300        60      35,000     40,000            310
   300       400        65      40,000     45,000            320
   400       500        70      45,000     50,000            330
   500       600        75      50,000     55,000            340
   600       700        80      55,000     60,000            350
   700       800        85      60,000     65,000            360
   800       900        90      65,000     70,000            370
   900     1,000        95      70,000     75,000            385
 1,000     1,500       105      75,000     80,000            390
 1,500     2,000       115      80,000     85,000            395
 2,000     3,000       130      85,000     90,000            400
 3,000     4,000       140      90,000     95,000            410
 4,000     5,000       150      95,000    100,000            415
 5,000     6,000       160     100,000    125,000            450
 6,000     7,000       170     125,000    150,000            475
 7,000     8,000       180     150,000    175,000            500
 8,000     9,000       190     175,000    200,000            525
 9,000    10,000       200     200,000    225,000            550
10,000    15,000       225     225,000    250,000            575
15,000    20,000       245

NOTE

Authority cited: Section 142.3, Labor Code. Reference: Section 142.3, Labor Code.

HISTORY

1. Amendment filed 7-16-76; effective thirtieth day thereafter (Register 76, No. 29).

2. Amendment of section and new Note filed 7-11-2003; operative 8-10-2003 (Register 2003, No. 28).


 

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